Biography & Autobiography Books - Science & Technology

The Milky Way: An Autobiography of Our Galaxy By Moiya McTier Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781538754153
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - August 16th, 2022

Astrophysicist and folklorist Dr.


Gregor Mendel: His Life and Legacy By Daniel J. Fairbanks Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781633888388
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Published: Prometheus Books - August 1st, 2022

Inventor of the Future: The Visionary Life of Buckminster Fuller By Alec Nevala-Lee Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780062947222
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Published: Dey Street Books - August 2nd, 2022

Nominated for The Next Big Idea Club

From Alec Nevala-Lee, the author of the Hugo and Locus Award finalist Astounding, comes a revelatory biography of the visionary designer who defined the rules of startup culture and shaped America’s idea of the future. 


Looking Up: The True Adventures of a Storm-Chasing Weather Nerd By Matthew Cappucci Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781639362011
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Published: Pegasus Books - August 2nd, 2022

An energetic and electrifying narrative about all things weather—by one of today's rising meteorological stars.

Get in—we’re going storm-chasing!

Imagine a very cool weather nerd has just pulled up to you and yelled this out the window of his custom-built armored storm-chasing truck.  The wind is whipping around, he’s munching on Wawa, it&rsq


Tesla: Wizard at War: The Genius, the Particle Beam Weapon, and the Pursuit of Power By Marc Seifer Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780806540962
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Published: Citadel - August 30th, 2022

In this insightful and revelatory new book, the author of the highly acclaimed, award-winning international bestseller  Wizard: The Life and Times of Nikola Tesla delves deeper into the groundbreaking ideas and astonishing mind of one  of the greatest geniuses of modern times.


Too Big for a Single Mind: How the Greatest Generation of Physicists Uncovered the Quantum World By Tobias Hürter, David Shaw (Translated by) Cover Image
By Tobias Hürter, David Shaw (Translated by)
$27.95
ISBN: 9781615199204
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Published: The Experiment - October 11th, 2022

The epic story of how, amid two world wars, historys greatest physicists redefined the universe and the reality we live in
 
There may never be another era of science like the first half of the twentieth century, when a peerless cast of physicists—Albert Einstein, Marie Curie, Max Planck, Wolfgang Pauli, Niels Bohr, Werner Heisenberg, Erwin Schrö


Proving Ground: The Untold Story of the Six Women Who Programmed the World’s First Modern Computer By Kathy Kleiman Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781538718285
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - July 26th, 2022

“Fans of Dava Sobel’s The Glass Universe and Margot Lee Shetterly’s Hidden Figures are in for a treat” (Publishers Weeky) with this untold, World War II-era story of the six American women who programmed the world's first modern computer.

After the end of World War II, the race for technological supremacy sped on.


Elusive: How Peter Higgs Solved the Mystery of Mass By Frank Close Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781541620803
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Published: Basic Books - June 14th, 2022

*A New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice Selection*

The first major biography of Peter Higgs, revealing how a short burst of work changed modern physics 

On July 4, 2012, the announcement came that one of the longest-run


Before The Big Bang: The Origin of the Universe and What Lies Beyond By Laura Mersini-Houghton Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781328557117
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Published: Mariner Books - July 19th, 2022

A revolutionary new account of our universe’s creation—and a breathtaking exploration of the landscape from which we sprang—from one of the world’s most celebrated cosmologists


Escaping Gravity: My Quest to Transform NASA and Launch a New Space Age By Lori Garver, Walter Isaacson (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Lori Garver, Walter Isaacson (Foreword by)
$28.99
ISBN: 9781635767704
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Published: Diversion Books - June 21st, 2022


Mercury Rising: John Glenn, John Kennedy, and the New Battleground of the Cold War By Jeff Shesol Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781324022114
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 7th, 2022

A riveting history of the epic orbital flight that put America back into the space race.


A Voice in the Wilderness: A Pioneering Biologist Explains How Evolution Can Help Us Solve Our Biggest Problems By Professor Joseph L. Graves, Jr. Ph.D Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781541600713
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Published: Basic Books - September 13th, 2022

Why understanding evolution—the most reviled branch of science—can help us all, from fighting pandemics to undoing racism 

Evolutionary science has long been regarded as conservative, a tool for enforcing regressive ideas, particularly about race and gender. But in A Voice in the Wilderness, evolutionary biologist Joseph L.